PG Diploma
in Software Development

Learn in-demand skills and grow your Software Development career with IIIT-Bangalore.

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  • Online
  • Jan 30, 2021
    Start Date
  • 12 Months
    Recommended 10-12 hrs/week
  • 50+ Countries
  • Instructors
  • Syllabus
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  • Projects
  • Benefits
  • Fees

Program Overview

Key Highlights

  • Online Sessions + Live Lectures
  • 4 Months Content Access in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free
  • World Class Faculty Members & Industry Experts
  • IIIT Bangalore Alumni Status
  • 30+ Case Studies and Projects
  • 30+ Programming Languages & Tools
  • upGrad 360° Career Support
  • Dedicated Student Success Mentor

6 specialisations to choose from
- Full Stack Development
- Blockchain Development
- Big Data
- Cloud Computing
- DevOps
- Cyber Security


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects. 

  • Top Skills You Will Learn
    Software development using launguages like Java & Python & specialize in any of the mentioned fields
  • Advance Your Career
    Software Developer/Engineer, Full Stack Developer, Blockchain Developer, Cloud Expert/Architect, Cyber Security Engineer & much more
  • Who Is This Course For?
    Software Developers, IT Professionals, Engineers, Analysts, Freshers wanting to kick-start career in software development.
  • Minimum Eligibility
    Bachelor's Degree is mandatory (Engineering is preferred). No coding experience required.

Programming Languages and Tools Covered

Post Graduate Diploma from IIIT Bangalore

Complete all the courses successfully to obtain this prestigious recognition from IIIT Bangalore. (Six Specialisations)

  • Earn Diploma from IIIT-B & join the global pool of accomplished Alumni & Industry Experts.
  • Receive hands on exposure to industry relevant case studies and assignments.
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World Class Faculties & Industry Experts


Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases and projects, assignments and live sessions
  • Preparatory Course
    • 2 weeks
  • Experiential Learning
    • 4 weeks
  • OOP + Software Engineering
    • 7 weeks
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
    • 8 weeks
  • 400+
    Hours of Content
  • 30+
    Case Study and Projects
  • 10+
    Live Sessions
  • 30+
    Tools and Softwares


You can choose any one PG Diploma specialisation, based on your interest.

  • Full Stack Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cyber Security
  • DevOps
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain Development
  • Topics Covered

    Full Stack Development
    • 12 months
    User Interfaces, User Experience, and Design
    Backend Development
    Software Architecture
    Software Deployment
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Cloud Computing
    • 12 months
    Cloud Computing - Infrastructure, Services, and Business
    Virtualization, Virtual Machines, and Deployment on the Cloud
    Microservices and Building Cloud-Native Applications
    Deploying Cloud-Native Applications
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Cyber Security
    • 12 months
    Applied Cryptography and Basic Information Security
    Computer Networks and Network Security
    Application Security
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    • 12 months
    Introduction to Software Engineering and Agile Methodology
    Deployment Perspective: Agile, Devops, Code, and Versioning
    DevOps: Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment
    DevOps - Advanced Topics
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Big Data
    • 12 months
    Introduction to Python and libraries
    Distributed Programming
    Platforms for Big Data
    Large Scale Databases
    Streaming Algorithms & Web Mining Solutions
    Capstone Project
  • Topics Covered

    Blockchain Development
    • 12 months
    Blockchain Development in Java Script using Node Js
    BlockChain: Basics and Applications
    Building a BlockChain Application
    Foundations of BlockChain
    Advanced BlockChain Applications
    Capstone Project

Industry Projects

Learn through real-life industry projects sponsored by top companies across industries.

  • Engage in collaborative projects and learn from peers
  • Mentoring by industry experts to learn and apply better
  • Personalised subjective feedback on your submissions to facilitate improvement
  • Project OOPs
    The aim of the project is to apply one’s knowledge of OOP to build a simpler...
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  • Secure Programming
    Secure Programming - Identify and cover different flaws occur while writing ...
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  • Project Scribbler
    Project aims at creation of the front-end of a blogging website using HTML, ...
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  • Bank KYC
    Build a distributed KYC platform for banks on Ethereum network.
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  • Credit Card Fraud Detection
    Develop an end-to-end big data solution for detecting credit card frauds in ...
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  • Fully Automated Deployment
    Project revolving around the Fully Automated Deployment aspect of DevOps.
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  • Cloud as Platform
    Use various AWS managed services to design and develop a web application.
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  • Pharma Supply Chain
    Build a blockchain solution for pharmaceutical supply chain management to ta...
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  • Applied Cryptography
    Use cryptographic and encryption techniques for computer security.
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Our Learners Work At
Top companies from all around the world have recruited upGrad alumni
The upGrad Advantage
Strong hand-holding with dedicated support to help you master Big Data
  • Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants and graders
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedbacks on improvement
    Student Success Mentors
    • A dedicated Success Mentors is allocated to each student so as to ensure consistent progress
    • Success Mentors are your single points of contact for all your non-academic queries
  • Doubt Resolution
    Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers
    • 100% Expert-verified responses to ensure quality learning
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept related doubts
  • Networking
    Industry Networking
    • Live sessions by experts on various industry topics
    • One-on-one discussion and feedback sessions with industry mentors
Program Fee
USD 3299
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    Empowering learners of tomorrow

    Over 2,300 students have completed this course and started working at their dream job, whats stopping you?

    How You Benefit From This Program
    • Six specialisations to choose from & excel in your software development career.
    • Exclusive content access in Certification in Data Science & Machine Learning, for free.
    • An exclusive student mentor to monitor and guide you throughout the learning phase.
    • Learn from world class faculty with a blend of strong academics, rich industry experience & extensive foreign exposure.
    • upGrad 360 degree career support in terms of resume building, career mentors, mock interviews etc.

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